BA LLB Distance Education in Distance Education / Correspondence
BA LLB Distance Education is an integrated professional law degree program that sets 12th pass candidates on a path that leads them to a career in legal world. It is a five-year dual degree program consisting of BA and LLB. The first two years of the program cover subjects, related to BA, such as history, economics, sociology, political science, etc. and the last three years are totally focused on law subjects and are almost similar to that of LLB Degree. BA LLB is, a good choice, for those who want to start their career as a lawyer. Law is one of the favorite and oldest field of studies and with time, it’s becoming increasingly popular among students. In India, both, legal education & legal profession, are closely monitored by Bar Council of India (BAR), which is a statutory body appointed for the same. Distance BA LLB is a multi-disciplinary degree that imparts comprehensive integrated knowledge of liberal arts and legal studies. BA LLB course gives, 12th pass, candidates an opportunity to become a part of the legal world at a very early stage of their career. However, there are numerous candidates, who discontinued their education after 12th and want to resume it with legal studies. This group of aspirants mostly sought this course in distance mode. As BCI doesn’t recognize BA LLB distance education, it becomes very difficult for these aspirants to pursue BA LLB. But, for the sake of convenience of such aspirants, there are several, UGC-AIU-BCI approved, universities in India offering Regular BA LLB Degree delivered using Distance/ Correspondence/ Online education techniques.
University Grants Commission
Association of Indian Universities
Bar Council of India
Bar Council of India (BCI) is the authorized body empowered to plan and monitor the legal education and legal profession in India. BCI with an objective to ensure quality law education and to keep a check on the standard of aspirants joining legal profession, do not recognize distance/ correspondence BA LLB. BCI don’t allow any university to offer Distance BA LLB. As a solution to this, there are several universities in India, utilizing distance education techniques in delivering Regular mode BA LLB Degree.
Candidates who have completed 10+2 from any stream with at least 45% are eligible for taking admission in BA LLB.
50K – 80K Per Year (As fees varies according to universities)
As per UGC & BCI, there is no upper age limit applicable to apply for admission in BA LLB. However, some universities have an age limit applicable for admission criteria.
To help candidates, who cannot attend colleges, in pursuing BA LLB degree.
To provide an understanding of the working of the Indian legal system.
To equip students with analytical, research and reasoning skills for a better understanding of legal education and legal profession.
To make students understand and acquire professional ethics of legal profession.
To impart and nurture self-employability and leadership skills in students.
To make students capable of utilizing knowledge & skills gained in solving legal problems persisting in our society.
After successfully completing the course, candidates are required to obtain “Certificate of Practice” by clearing “All India Bar Examination (AIBE)’” held by Bar Council of India (BCI). This certificate is mandatory to practice as a lawyer in any Indian court. There are enormous career options available for students after completing this course.